Senior Operations Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Senior Operations Specialist

KBR is seeking an action-oriented Senior Operations Specialist who is self-motivated with a background in military operations and basic understanding of Counter – Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) to support the Department of Defense’s newly established Joint Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office (JCO). The Sr. Operations Specialist will support the Acquisition and Resources (A&R) Division Chief, Deputy Division Chief, and Division leadership as directed. Serve as a focal point to synchronize, integrate, and coordinate efforts for A&R with all stakeholders (RCCTO, Office Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Services, and Inter-Agency) CONUS and OCONUS activities.

Duties will include:

  • Maintain situational awareness of and track existing JCO / RCCTO actions.
  • Synchronize JCO / RCCTO actions with leadership, internal personnel, and external personnel.
  • Create products, processes, schedules, and reports as necessary and or as directed to support JCO / RCCTO leadership decisions.
  • Update and brief JCO / RCCTO leadership regularly on existing actions to include impact of actions and provide recommendations on the way ahead with realistic timelines.
  • Provide expertise to administrative and operational functions and execute staff actions to support JCO / RCCTO efforts using multiple systems to include but not limited to Task Management Tool (TMT) and CATMS. Prepare and coordinate weekly Program Management Reviews with RCCTO Deputy Director.
  • Assist designated government leadership in analyzing problems, issues, concerns and providing recommendation on solutions.
  • Prepare written products (reports, info papers, executive summaries) to shape and defend JCO / RCCTO positions.
  • Prepare and present briefings and report to senior leadership and stakeholders.
  • Answer requests for information from legislature (e.g. Congress) and stakeholders .

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, science, business administration or equivalent experience required (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • 5+ years of Senior Level Staff experience at Service, Joint and/or OSD Staff Required
  • 15+ years of related work experience

Secret level security clearance required, TS/SCI preferred.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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